Posts tagged "michelle obama style"

Can Michelle Obama Inspire Another The Cosby Show?

It's June now. The election was eight months ago. It's kind of a random time for Robin Givhan at The Washington Post to pen a heady thinkpiece about What Michelle Obama, As A Black Woman, Means. But whatever. I feel like I'm back at the Gender Studies department again! Givhan, herself a black woman, ha…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2009

Offensive Or Not? Murray’s Pomade Features The Obamas

Nothing says 'I Love My President' like a tin of pomade. At least, that's what the folks at Murray's must have been thinking when they debuted the 'Murray's for Obama' specialty tin, which is filled with their legendary hair pomade and conditioner. The orange-red can is stamped with a drawing of President and first Lady…

By: Zandile Blay / May 23, 2009

Iman Says Michelle Obama Is No Great Beauty—Insult Or Truth?

Legendary model Iman must have been feeling spicy during her interview with Parade. When asked her thoughts on Michelle Obama, Iman responded: "Mrs. Obama is not a great beauty, but she is so interesting-looking and so bright. That will always take you farther." She didn't stop there. “When you’re a great beauty, it’s always downhill…

By: Zandile Blay / May 18, 2009

10 Fashion Trends From Michelle Obama

Michelle Style: Celebrating the First Lady of Fashion, a style guide about Michelle Obama, hits shelves on May 5. It's jam packed with interviews, style tips from Obama, and sketches from designers, including Jason Wu and Catherine Malandrino. You can get a sneak peek over at Glamour, but we don't need a book to recognize…

By: Annika Harris / March 3, 2009

Pay Tribute To Michelle Obama’s Style Without Wearing A Cheap Knockoff

The Michelle Obama-focused style blog Mrs. O is getting into the Obama-inspired fashion business. Don't worry, the site hasn't become completely tasteless and started selling knockoffs of her outfits. Instead, they're copying her in a cheeky way, by putting her style on an American Apparel shirt. The Mrs. O T-shirt is a trompe l'oeil interpretatio…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 2, 2009